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OJHL: Whitby at Newmarket and Markham at Aurora

Posted on February 17, 2019

Whitby Fury vs. Newmarket Hurricanes Game was played on February 14, 2019 in Newmarket, Ontario. As is typical for this Newmarket team, a defensive affair was in store for tonight and they managed to hold the score to 2-0 until the third period of play. However, after two quick goals by the Fury in the…

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Vincent Nardone Commits to University of Nebraska Omaha

Posted on February 17, 2019

Vincent Nardone has committed to the University of Nebraska Omaha and is set to hit the ice for the 2020-2021 season. Vincent is an excellent skater and can be used in multiple situations on the ice. The Quebec native comes from a family filled with hockey fans: “I was about 3 years old and I…

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Colton Young Commits to Colgate University

Posted on February 14, 2019

Colton Young is a 2019-2020 recruit to Colgate University that thrives in the offensive zone. He has shown impressive stickhandling skills, creativity, and a quick and powerful shot. Colton tells us about his recruiting journey: “The NCAA recruitment process presented a lot of different options. The main two, which I visited were the University of…

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Ty Gallagher Commits to Miami (Ohio)

Posted on February 14, 2019

Ty Gallagher has committed to Miami University of Ohio for the 2022-2023 season. Ty has done well this season, getting an ‘A’ grade in our last three reports of him. NZ scouts have described him as an offensive defenseman with a well rounded skill set. The Michigan native told us how he started playing: “When…

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Joneljim Cougars (5) vs Pro Hockey Life Harbour Storm (0)

Posted on February 13, 2019

Neutral Zone attended a NSMBHL regular season game at Cole Harbour Place in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia on February 3rd 2019, between the Joneljim Cougars and the Pro Hockey Life Harbour Storm. It was a face paced game where a 3 goal second period lifted the Cougars to a 5-0 victory despite being outshot 31-25. Below are…

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NCDC: Boston Bandits at Syracuse Stars

Posted on February 13, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019; Boston Bandits (2) @ Syracuse Stars (4) The Syracuse Stars swept the Boston Bandits this past weekend, outscoring them 6-3 at the New Hartford Recreation Center. There was a combined 63 penalty minutes in this game that resulted in a total of 3 power-play goals. The Stars went up 4-0 after…

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Regan Kimens Commits to Merrimack College

Posted on February 12, 2019

Regan Kimens has committed to Merrimack for the 2019-2020 season. Regan is currently playing the BCHL for the Coquitlam Express. He has been noted for his soft hands and physical play. Neutral Zone scouts have repeatedly called him a power forward with an unmatched work ethic. The Ontario native credits his father for getting him…

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NCAA Recruiting Class Rankings vs. NCAA Pairwise Rankings (D3 Edition)

Posted on February 11, 2019

At Neutral Zone, our scouts not only rank players and draft scouting reports of all CHL/NCAA prospects throughout North America, but also conduct CHL/NCAA Recruiting Class Rankings. These are based on an algorithm that computes the players star rating, their age and the league they play in. “Every season we run tests in November, January…

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Silver Stick Finals 2004s: Top 150

Posted on February 10, 2019

Neutral Zone was in attendance for the 57th annual Silver Stick International in Port Huron, MI in early January. It featured some the best Bantam AAA teams from Canada and the US. It was an All USA Final as Honeybaked beat the Buffalo Jr. Sabres to win the title. Teams had to qualify through local…

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South Shore Kings (2) @ Northern Cyclones (3)

Posted on February 6, 2019

With two important power-play goals, the Northern Cyclones defeated the South Shore Kings at home on Saturday, February 2, 2019. There were no third period goals, as both defensive groups stepped up their play as the game wore on. The King’s goalie, Sean Dynan put aside 35 shots, while the Cyclones’ pair of William Oliver…

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